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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Scaling skin: Scaling skin (desquamation)= portions of outer layer of epidermis flake off.

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wang answered
35 years experience in Internal Medicine
See dermatologist: ITP (immune thrombocytopenia) is probably not related to your scaling skin on chest. You may have dry skin or other skin conditions. If moisturizing d ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
16 years experience in Podiatry
This is not normal: You may have one of several things going on. First, could be having an allergic reaction to something you use on your skin or something you take. Seco ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Jay Petruska
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Many Causes of Rash: A red scaling rash may be caused by many things, but a fungal skin infection, eczema and psoriasis are probably the most common types.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Needs exam: Rashes usually require a review of personal history/exposures and direct exam to sort out. Your description is not specific to one process/cause for ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience in Dermatology
SEBORRHEA Dermatitis: Does it itch? How often do you shampoo your scalp? Which shampoo do you use? What soap do you wash with?
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Highly unlikely: that would be a highly unusual effect, dry skin is occasionally a complaint (if that's what you mean by scaling.) best wishes .M
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Still need 2 b seen: More history and physical examination are needed for managing your case, cannot be managed on this forum, you can try a virtual consult for help onlin ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
See dermatologist: If these issues have been present for more than 3 or 4 days and are not improving, you need to consult your doctor (preferably a dermatologist). If y ... Read More

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